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Not so in Nigeria where scores of people are up in arms after being stripped of a petrol subsidy in effect since 1973. The price of gas at the pumps more than doubled, sparking massive protests around the nation in early January. Prior to the subsidy'
President Goodluck Jonathan had on January 1, 2012, announced full removal of fuel subsidy which raised fuel price to about N140 per litre, as against the previous price of N65 per litre. But the policy was later relaxed following a nationwide
The accused, Friday Adebisi, 25, Joseph Adebisi, 22 and Sheu Usman, 25 all of Aiyetoro area, Ilorin, Kwara State, were brought before the court on a three count charge of criminal conspiracy, causing grievous hurt and culpable homicide. According to
A month after an angry public launched protests across Nigeria over skyrocketing fuel prices due to the removal of a government subsidy, a measure of calm has returned and people seem to have settled into accepting a compromise. The removal of the
Send CNN iReport your stories, videos Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) -- Labor leaders have rejected the Nigerian government's concession Monday to drop fuel prices after a nationwide strike paralyzed the country last week. Abiodum Aremu of the Nigeria Labour
FG, Labour Talks Resume Today Chika Amanze-Nwachuku, Senator Iroegbu and Chineme Okafor 14 January 2012 The Organized Labour and civil society groups in Nigeria Friday suspended the strike and nationwide street protest against fuel subsidy removal
By ANDREW OJIEZEL Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have announced 48 hours ceasefire, to enable Nigerians to utilize these days to rest, restock and get re-energized for the continuation of the strikes,
By ANDREW OJIEZEL It is no longer news that fuel subsidy has been removed and took both labour and all Nigerians unaware, it is also no longer news that organised labour has vowed to make the country ungovernable for President
Sunday, if the federal government failed to yield to the popular agitation by Nigerians for its unprecedented approach to fuel subsidy removal.
Nigerians rallied, accusing their leaders of corruption and squandering oil revenues as a majority of citizens battle grinding poverty...Nigeria is the world's eighth-biggest oil exporter. "Our leaders don't do most of the things a responsible